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Healthy & Fit

CBS 2 Chicago’s Dana Koslov Helps Collapsed Drug Overdose Victim While Reporting on Drug Overdoses in East Garfield Park Neighborhood

196 CBS 2 Chicago’s Dana Kozlov was doing a report about Chicago’s drug epidemic, and she rushed to help a victim who overdosed right in front of her. CBS 2 Chicago’s Dana Koslov was in […]

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Police, Paramedics Warned to Wear Masks to Prevent Accidental Exposure to Carfentanil in Illegal Drugs

51 The Days of Tasting a Dab of White Power Are Long Over Police and firefighter/paramedics are being warned about being exposed to illegal drugs contaminated with Carfentanil. Inhaled powder from the drug, spilled on […]

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Fire/Rescue/EMS Notebook

If Prince Died of Overdose, He May Not Have Had Personal Naloxone Kit or May Not Have Had Enough Narcan

39 TMZ: Prince treated for drug overdose days before his death in Moline. UPDATE: TMZ reported after this article that sources in Moline, Illinois told TMZ that Prince’s entourage told responders he had taken Percocet […]

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Dangerous Concoction of Heroin Near K-Town and East Garfield Park Neighborhood, Chicago — Possibly Laced with Fentanyl

43 Dangerous batches of narcotics — apparently heroin laced with the painkiller fentanyl threatened the lives of at least 74 people on the West Side of Chicago between Tuesday and Thursday this week. Chicago Fire […]

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FIRE BLOG

Arlington Heights Girl, Age 17, Dies of Apparent Drug Overdose in Libertyville; Same Week Two Were Revived at Dryden Place Apartments

69 The same week Arlington Heights police and firefighter/paramedics were rescuing two people in separate incidents at an apartment complex on Dryden Place near Kensington Road, a 17-year-old girl from Arlington Heights was found dead […]

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CRIME BLOG

Police and Paramedics Respond to Report of Heroin Overdose Near Sunset Meadows Park, Arlington Heights

28 Arlington Heights police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 11:19 PM Monday to a report of a drug overdose victim near Sunset Meadows Park. Police and firefighter/paramedics received a report that a male victim, age 19, […]